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Mycotic superior mesenteric pseudoaneurysm draining into a vein.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21098424     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 46-year-old man with a medical history notable only for schizophrenia was admitted to hospital with complaints of general fatigue and high fever. Transthoracic echocardiography on day 6 after admission demonstrated a large vegetation (17 mm) on the anterior leaflet of the mitral valve with mild regurgitation and mild aortic regurgitation. The patient also complained of abdominal pain. Abdominal computed tomography showed a remarkable enlargement of the superior mesenteric artery aneurysm (SMAA). An excision of the SMAA and double valve replacement was performed, and the patient was administered a six-week course of intravenous antibiotic therapy.
Authors:
Manabu Shiraishi; Shinichi Ohki; Yoshio Misawa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  91-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Jichi Medical University, 3311-1 Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi 329-0498, Japan. manabu@omiya.jichi.ac.jp
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